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The Ministry of New & Renewable Energy has recently launched its new website to make information about new schemes and projects presented in a better manner to the stakeholders. The newly launched website includes optimized user interface and facilitates better access from various devices including mobile phones. The website has additional portals such as ‘Akshay Urja Portal’ and ..
China has expanded its ban on Wikipedia to block the community-edited online encyclopedia in all available languages. Hence, Wikipedia had joined thousands of other websites which cannot be accessed in China. According to a report by the Open Observatory of Network Interference (OONI), China started blocking all language editions of Wikipedia from April 2019. China’s ..
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The failed Social Network Google+ will be laid to rest from Tuesday 2nd April 2019. It was first launched in 2011 as a major competitor of Facebook and Twitter. It was Google’s 4th attempt at a social network. What was Google+? The Google Plus was first launched as invite platform. It had many features ..
Marissa Mayer has been appointed as the new president and CEO of Yahoo – world’s 2nd largest search engine by query volume. Prior to her appointment, she served as the top executive at Google. Mayer will lead the product innovation in distressed internet company by introducing new perspective. Mayer, a Stanford University graduate, in her ..
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2012
Internet behemoth Google registered 255 instances of India requesting for online content censorship, posing a sharp increase of 49% in the second half of 2011. India’s request formed part of 1,000 demands from governments around the world to remove objectionable materials such as YouTube videos, web searches, and blogs. India objected to 133 YouTube ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2012